We specialize in growing Florida-friendly, drought-tolerant plants that weather freezing temperatures well. However, we also sell some popular tropical/seasonal items imported from Miami/Homestead that will require extra care when temperature falls below freezing (also, read article on how to properly protect your plants from freezing here). They are: Adonidia Palm aka Christmas Palm […]
When covering low lying plants, simply lay your cloth or blankets on top of your cold sensitive plants and tack down with stakes or large sod staples. Remove once freeze warnings are lifted. When covering cold sensitive palms, be sure to wrap the heads and fronds of the palms with cloth or blankets. Secure the […]
Planting year round in Florida is not unusual and encouraged to enjoy all the various blooms and color plants and trees have to offer throughout the different times of the year. However, as we approach the cooler “winter” months it is time to be prepared for some dips in the thermometer. Preparedness comes easy as […]
Don’t trim those frost damaged branches yet! You might be tempted to cut off those ugly, brown, damaged by freeze branches off your trees and shrubs. Don’t do it! Wait until we are way into March. Pruning promotes new growth and if another freeze comes, your plant’s new tender leaves will once again be vulnerable. […]
Yes, although Florida has a much warmer climate, many commonly Florida grown trees do go dormant and completely lose their leaves in the winter months. This time of year we receive a lot of inquiries asking if their tree is dying as the leaves are turning brown and dropping. If you have any of the […]
This cloth is a must-have for your cold sensitive plants! See the list of common plants that need a “blanket” to survive freezing temperatures. $37.50 for a 10 X 15′ piece (includes 10 ground staples/stakes).